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The NZ businesses leading the way on sustainability
Opinion piece from Business New Zealand CEO Kirk Hope on CLC and SBC’s pre-election briefing.
Business leaders outline election priorities to drive climate action
The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) have laid out their joint climate policy priorities for political parties to consider as they gear up for October’s General Election. The briefing paper sets out 10 key...
‘Open for business: Ag JV to help farmers reduce emissions’
Update from Ag JV which includes Coalition signatories ANZCO Foods, Fonterra, Ravensdown, Silver Fern Farms and Synlait.
Give us certainty, sustainable business leaders plead after climate assessment
The Climate Action Report Card assessed some of New Zealand’s biggest companies on their climate progress. While the report painted a picture of an economy moving too slowly, business sustainability leaders say there are green opportunities just waiting to be grasped.
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Ecotricity Becomes First Energy Company To Be Toitū Climate Positive Certified
Ecotricity, New Zealand’s leading 100% renewable and net carbonzero certified electricity provider, has gone one step further to help tackle the climate emergency.
LIC – Farmers a step closer to breeding more climate-friendly cows
A research programme run by artificial breeding companies LIC and CRV is one step closer to giving farmers the ability to breed low-methane-emitting cows.
Deloitte climate report: Aotearoa New Zealand’s Turning Point
Time is running out to act on climate change with its impacts being felt by us all. But with disruption comes the opportunity to be bold, and shift our mindset to reap significant rewards for our economy and future generations of Kiwis.
Our economic modelling shows decisive action could deliver $64 billion to New Zealand’s economy by 2050. With inadequate action, we stand to lose $4.4 billion.
IAG – RNZ Nine to Noon interview on insurance claims following Auckland floods and Cyclone Gabrielle
IAG CEO Amanda Whiting was on RadioNZ’s Nine to Noon programme to provide an update on their work following the Auckland floods and Cyclone Gabrielle to process a record 40,000 insurance claims. Amanda also discussed the work ahead with the Government’s Cyclone Recovery Taskforce to ensure homes are kept out of harm’s way.
Introducing Vector’s carbon abatement cost curve
We’ve developed a carbon abatement cost curve to help track our emissions reduction targets (Scope 1 and 2 excluding electricity distribution losses). This includes reaching net carbon zero by 2030, as well as meeting a science-aligned reduction target of 53.5% by 2030.
Genesis’ biomass trial successful
Genesis has successfully completed a biomass burn trial as it looks at alternative fuel options for Huntly Power Station.
Auckland Airport to build giant rooftop solar array
Auckland Airport plans to power up its roofs with the country’s largest rooftop solar array on its new Mānawa Bay outlet centre.
This is climate change, here’s what we can do about it
The trail of devastation wrecked by extreme weather events over the past weeks left many of us feeling stunned and powerless.
There are things we can do to reduce future impacts and better adapt to the new reality.
The role of biofuels in a low carbon future
The Government’s announcement to drop the Sustainable Biofuels Obligation does not stop Z’s commitment to helping Aotearoa transition to a low carbon future says Z CEO Mike Bennetts.
Christchurch Airport: New consortium to enable zero emission aviation to take off in Aotearoa New Zealand
Six international businesses have launched a new consortium to bring zero-emission aviation to life in New Zealand. The Hydrogen Consortium’s vision is to support the country to pioneer the commercial deployment of green hydrogen-powered aircraft.
Fonterra could build giant heat pumps for factories as $1 billion sustainability drive continues
Think of your lounge heat pump, then imagine it the size of a five-storey building.
Dairy leader Fonterra could soon be introducing these giant heat pumps to its processing sites for climate-friendly steam generation.
Christchurch Airport – Giant step forward for one of New Zealand’s largest solar farms
After a year-long process, that attracted interest from organisations across the globe, the airport has chosen one of New Zealand’s largest energy companies, Contact Energy, and international solar developer, Lightsource bp, as its partners to deliver phase one of the park.